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Audi A3 3.2 V6 Quattro DSG

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Audi A3 3.2 V6 Quattro DSG

3-door 4-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in, 184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 9.9 l/100km / 28.5 mpg-UK / 23.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2007
ModelA3 3.2 V6 Quattro DSGIssued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE


Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)281 l / 9.92 cu ft / 9.92 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4020 l / 141.96 cu ft / 141.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1031 l / 36.41 cu ft / 36.41 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1525 kg / 3362 lb / 3362 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity570 kg / 1257 lb / 1257 lb
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight2095 kg / 4619 lb / 4619 lb
Track frontTowing weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.6 kW / 98.7 hp / 98.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.7 kW/l / 1.268 bhp/cu in / 1.268 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio163.9 kW/ton / 124.2 bhp/ton / 124.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.9 l/100km / 28.5 mpg-UK / 23.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range606 km / 377 mi / 377 mi


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-R17Tyres rear225/45-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 3.2 V6 Quattro DSG


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